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Eligible St. Louis County employees receive the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at the St. Louis County mass vaccination site at the Florissant Valley campus of St. Louis Community College Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021. The mass vaccination site in Ferguson has been operating since Jan. 29, vaccinating qualified county employees ahead of the public starting Feb. 3.

Mass vaccine sites set on weekly basis

February 16, 2021

Editor's note: This article was updated at 6 p.m. Tuesday with the latest information from the state and St. Louis County that this weekend's St. Louis County mass vaccination event is still on.  Gov....

Children attend a Walmart Halloween event.

Walmarts surrounding South County host Halloween Drive-In Trick or Treat events

October 29, 2020

Walmart is offering a way for customers and their families who may be looking for new and exciting ways to celebrate Halloween differently this year during the COVID-19 pandemic. For customers seeking...

Affton School District will start school year entirely virtual

Affton School District will start school year entirely virtual

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter July 29, 2020

The Affton School District will begin the fall semester with 100-percent distance learning due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the district announced Saturday.  The Affton Board of Education voted unanimously...

All St. Louis Walmarts closed at 5 p.m. due to nationwide protests

All St. Louis Walmarts closed at 5 p.m. due to nationwide protests

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor June 1, 2020

All St. Louis Walmarts closed at 5 p.m. Monday due to widespread protests happening in Ferguson and around the country, although it was unclear if any local stores had actually sustained any damage. The...

Affton switches grab-and-go meals to three days a week, opens to all in district

Affton switches grab-and-go meals to three days a week, opens to all in district

April 10, 2020

The Affton School District is one of the local school districts providing free grab-and-go meals during the extended school shutdown due to the coronavirus. As of this week, meal service in Affton no...

St. Louis County released this geographic data of coronavirus cases Friday, the first time the county's cases had been publicly sorted by ZIP code.

Some areas of South County, St. Louis County hit harder than others by coronavirus

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor April 3, 2020

Updated at 4:25 p.m. April 3 with update on Crestwood and Sunset Hills, plus more North County ZIP codes.  Some areas of South County and St. Louis County are being hit harder by the coronavirus than...

Page, Trakas file to run again; both will have three challengers

Page, Trakas file to run again; both will have three challengers

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor April 2, 2020

St. Louis County Executive Sam Page will face three challengers in the Democratic primary this August, and Councilman Ernie Trakas also has three challengers for his 6th District seat. Filing for county,...

Affton School District lowers its tax rate even more

Affton School District lowers its tax rate even more

October 3, 2019

The Affton Board of Education rolled back the property tax rate for taxpayers in the Affton School District even more this year. The school board unanimously approved the 2019 blended tax rate of $4.9191...

Rep. Doug Beck, D-Affton, left, and Rep. Sarah Unsicker, D-Shrewsbury, right,
discuss the highs and the lows of the 2019 legislative session during a town hall
meeting at the Affton Elks Lodge. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

Beck, Unsicker hold joint town hall to review 2019’s legislative session

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter September 10, 2019

State representatives Doug Beck, D-Affton, and Sarah Unsicker, D-Shrewsbury, held a joint town hall this summer to discuss the highs and lows of this year’s legislative session. Beck represents Affton...

Sam Page is pictured above at a council meeting last summer before he became St. Louis County Executive.  Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

Clancy, Page hold 5th District town hall

August 6, 2019

St. Louis County Executive Sam Page and Councilwoman Lisa Clancy will host a town hall and open forum for 5th District constituents from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 8, at The Heights, 8001 Dale Ave.,...

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